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Canadian couple spearheads assistance drive for Grand Bahamians immediately following Hurricane Dorian

LENDING A HELPING HAND – Canadians Ken (second left) and Fiona (left) Williams, along with friends Mike (right) and Deborah (second right) Randal, came together with other volunteers to assist Grand Bahamians with much-needed items immediately following Hurricane Dorian, back in September 2019. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Despite suffering the total loss of their Emerald Bay home, snowbirds from Canada – husband and wife Ken and Fiona Williams – decided to take immediate action in lending a generous helping hand to assist persons on the island that too, were severely impacted by the storm. The couple shared with this daily that as…
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‘Precious Pearls’ treated to a special post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar

SPECIAL TREAT – One hundred and thirty ‘Precious Pearls’ were treated to a post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar hosted by the Department of Social Services and Mercy Corps, at the Rand Nature Centre on Monday, January 6. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Having gone through the most unforgettable experience due to the passing of Hurricane Dorian (September 2019), the Department of Social Services hosted a day of rejuvenation and retreat for 130 senior citizens at their post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar.    The department’s employees were eager to continue the annual luncheon for the ‘Precious Pearl,’ despite themselves…
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AKA Sorority Annual Scavenger Hunt set for January 18 on Taino Beach

ANNUAL FUND-RAISER – The Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the launch of the Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, which is set for January 18 at Taino Beach beginning at 9:08 a.m. Pictured are sorority organizers and sponsors of the event, including Pi Upsilon Omega, AKA Sorority Inc. President Kerel Pinder (seated centre). (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the launch of the Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, which is set for January 18 at Taino Beach beginning at 9:08 a.m.  For the past two years, the event has been one the entire community of Grand Bahama looked forward to and organizers…
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Brown expresses his creative talents through symbolic Hurricane Dorian pieces

ART PIECE – In the Eye of the Storm.

Local artisan, Leo Brown, proprietor of Leo’s Art Gallery did not allow Hurricane Dorian’s impact to damper his spirits when it came to creating beautiful, unique art work.  In fact, Brown’s latest pieces were envisioned and created as a result of the massive storm, which brought much destruction and devastation to the islands of Grand…
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